Lesson Plan: The Magic Treehouse

For Grades K to 2: This lesson gives students an opportunity to create original stories through text innovation of a popular book series, Mary Pope Osborne’s The Magic Treehouse.

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Subject: Writing
Target Skills: Original Piece-Text Innovation, Sequencing
Goal: Students will sequence an original story, utilizing multiple characters and other story elements.

The lesson plan includes:

LESSON PLAN
The Magic Treehouse: Outline, Procedure, Adaptations/Modifications, Assessment, Activity Expansion

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STORYBOARDS
Li’l Stories storyboard templates are designed to help organize and guide students through formulating their ideas into a fluid story.

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CUSTOM STORYBOARDS WITH PRE-FILLED INPUTS

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TEACHERS’S GUIDE WITH ACTIVITY IDEAS, CURRICULUM MAP
Our teacher’s guide describes the Li’l Stories framework and materials in detail. It includes activity ideas, implementation tips, the curriculum map, and its alignment to common core.

Resources_CurriculumMap

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LI’L STORIES CONTENT CARDS: STORY ELEMENTS
The set includes story elements (character, setting, plot, and story sequence) question triggers to help students get started in thinking about developing their ideas for new stories.

Cards_StoryElements


INSTRUCTIONS
• Download lesson plan
• Print teacher’s guide, storyboards and curriculum map on 11” by 17” sheets of paper.
• Print content cards on 8 1/2” by 11” sheets of paper, fold along the dashed line and laminate.
• Use 2″ by 2″ Post-its if you’d like students to be able to edit their stories.